Ramadanicious

Today was our last day in Dubai before leaving for Europe! We walked again towards the old part of town. By pure luck we found the Bastakiya Quarter, established at the end of the 19th century by well-to-do textile and pearl traders from Bastak, Iran, its labyrinthine lanes are lined with restored merchant’s houses, art…

The Triumph Of Money Over Practicality.

Our adventure in Dubai continues with a day spent the Jumeirah area next to the famous Palm island. We started by visiting the Jumeirah public beach next to the Burj Al- Arab hotel. This fancy 7 star hotel (they self awarded that many stars as the official count only goes up to 5 stars), is the…

Touching The Sky!

We decided to focus our sightseeing today in the Burj Khalifa area. This new developed area includes a mall, aquarium and the tallest building in the world! We started by taking the metro to the Dubai Mall, this huge shopping center has everything you will need to survive the apocalypse. The metro stations here are absolutely…

1/3 Cruise, 1/3 Vegas & 1/3 Disneyland

  We have adapted to Ramadan, we knew in order to survive the day we had to eat the biggest breakfast ever. Our hotel offers a buffet which was actually pretty good for the price; we ate like there is no tomorrow. We decided to divide Dubai into three areas and visit 1 of them each day….

The Emirates

The Kathamndu airport and lounge was as good as before and when we  were boarding for our flight to Mumbai (our stopover) we were upgraded to first class! I think the airline employees were a little racist, but we think we got that upgrade for being white, the other 2 white passengers on the flight looked…